Month: October 2018

Bea Gaddy, Baltimore’s “Mother Theresa”

Bea Gaddy, Baltimore’s “Mother Theresa”

Bea Gaddy was one of Maryland’s most inspirational heroes and surely the greatest champion and protector of the state’s hungry. She is perhaps best remembered today for hosting free Thanksgiving dinners for the poor of Baltimore City.

Sara Whitehurst, insuring women’s place in the jury box

Sara Whitehurst, insuring women’s place in the jury box

When women finally secured the right to vote in 1920, they did not receive a responsibility we now commonly associate with being registered to vote, and that is jury duty. Sara Whitehurst helped change that.